Your basement doesn’t have to be the dark, cold, and unlivable place where you clutter gets shoved. With the right kind of additions, your basement can be transformed into an awesome room that your family loves to hang out in.
Looking for a better basement? Your basement doesn’t have to be the damp, dark, and scary room that stores your old belongings. What if your basement could be a quiet den? Or a playroom for your kids?
In the past, we’ve looked at popular ways to use a finished basement. Those ideas some of the most frequent — and beloved — uses for finished basements, but it’s time to look outside-of-the-box at some other ideas we may not have touched on in other posts.
Every man needs his “man cave” somewhere in the house for relaxing after a stressful working day. If you have a finished basement that’s not being used, why not renovate it into the man cave of your dreams? Here’s a few essentials that every man cave needs in order to give it the basement makeover that it deserves.
The desires of homeowners are constantly changing. What buyers want now compared to what they wanted 20 years ago is drastically different since the market for homes is always shifting to accommodate new trends and wants. If you’re thinking about selling your home, choosing to remodel before your put your home on the market is an extremely smart choice so you can get a higher value when you finally do sell it.
What’s your favorite room in your home? Perhaps you haven’t thought about this before. However, most people, when they think about it, can name a room in their home where they are the happiest and most comfortable. Would you be surprised if someone said their basement was their favorite room? It certainly may not be the most common answer you get.
One word that is guaranteed to make homeowners cringe is mold.
Besides bringing unpleasant odor and discoloration into your home, being in contact with mold can cause serious health problems. On top of that, eliminating mold can be a very long, expensive process.
It’s not a matter of if you should get your basement remodeled, but a matter of what you do with it once you do. Basements offer endless possibilities to add something new and fresh to your home. Rather than adding a costly addition onto your home, you can repurpose your room down under to fit your family’s needs.